The Internet of Everything’s Potential for Cities

There’s certainly been no shortage of exciting events happening here in Toronto recently.

This year we were lucky enough to host the annual Meeting of the Minds annual leadership summit, a conference on sustainability, innovation and urban planning which brings together the biggest and brightest leaders in the industry. Our own Rick Huijbregts was one of many attendees at the event and wrote a blog on his experience and the tour of the Cisco Smart + Connected Communities Innovation Centre, where Cisco and partners come together to develop solutions for smart cities.

Nicola Villa, Managing Director, Big Data & Analytics, Cisco Consulting Services

Nicola Villa, Managing Director, Big Data & Analytics, Cisco Consulting Services

We’ve already come a long way when it comes to connecting people, process, data and things to make cities even smarter and won’t be stopping anytime soon. This concept, known as the Internet of Everything (IoE) can have a tremendous impact on the way we design and implement solutions for cities.

Just in time for the conference, a recently published whitepaper by Cisco Consulting Services’ Nic Villa gives us a comprehensive overview of just how far we’ve come – and how much further we can go – with a host of insights and use cases of the IoE in action.

To learn more about the IoE and its potential for our cities, I encourage you to read the whitepaper on our website. It might spark some ideas of your own!

About Karin Scott

Karin Scott is the director of public relations for Cisco Canada. A Canadian tech PR industry veteran, Karin joined Cisco Canada in 2008 after leading the Cisco account on the agency side for 12 years. With a diverse communications background ranging from the performing arts to data centre, Karin works with Cisco Canada’s sales teams, customers, partners, the media and industry influencers to tell the Cisco in Canada story. She has an honours BA from the University of Western Ontario – and is an excellent parallel-parker! Karin Scott est la directrice générale des relations publiques pour Cisco Canada. Karin, qui a longtemps travaillé dans le secteur des relations publiques de l'industrie canadienne des technologies, est entrée au service de Cisco Canada en 2008, après avoir géré le compte de Cisco pour une agence pendant 12 ans. Karin, qui a des antécédents en communication très diversifiés, allant des arts de la scène aux centres de données, travaille avec les équipes de vente, les clients et les partenaires de Cisco Canada ainsi qu'avec les médias et les joueurs clés de l'industrie afin de raconter l'histoire de Cisco au Canada. Elle détient un baccalauréat spécialisé de la University of Western Ontario – et est un as du stationnement parallèle!
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One Response to The Internet of Everything’s Potential for Cities

  1. Pingback: 92 billion reasons why Canada’s public sector should consider the Internet of Everything | Cisco Canada Blog

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